Feathered Friends

Birds come in a variety of colors, patterns, sizes, and shapes and Northwest Ohio is one of the world's hotspots for bird species and diversity. Learn some basics of bird identification, bird sounds, and how to spot birds on the trails using binoculars.

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Ohio Learning Standards:

Kindergarten: K.LS.1, K.LS.2

1st Grade: 1.LS.1, 1.LS.2

2nd Grade: 2.LS.1, 2.LS.2

3rd Grade: 3.LS.1, 3.LS.2, 3.LS.3

4th Grade: 4.LS.1

5th Grade: 5.LS.1, Human Systems 7

6th Grade: 6.LS.4

7th Grade: 7.LS.1, 7.LS.2

8th Grade: 8.LS.1, 8.LS.2, 8.LS.3

High School: B.DI.1: Biodiversity (Species diversity) B.DI.2: Ecosystems (Carrying capacity) B.DI.3: Loss of diversity (Anthropocene effects, Extinction, Invasive species) ENV.ER.5: Wildlife and wilderness (Invasive Species) ENV.GP.5: Species depletion and extinction